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    resign

    resign - Dictionary definition and meaning for word resign

    Definition
    (verb) leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
    Synonyms : give up , renounce , vacate
    Example Sentence
    • She vacated the position when she got pregnant
    • The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds
    Definition
    (verb) give up or retire from a position
    Synonyms : leave office , quit , step down
    Example Sentence
    • The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month
    • The chairman resigned over the financial scandal
    Definition
    (verb) part with a possession or right
    Synonyms : free , give up , release , relinquish
    Example Sentence
    • I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest
    • resign a claim to the throne
    Definition
    (verb) accept as inevitable
    Synonyms : reconcile , submit
    Example Sentence
    • He resigned himself to his fate
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